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    Facilities Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

    The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church

    Abbotsford, BC

    The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church requires a Facilities Coordinator/Administrative Assistant for its operation at Cascade Community Church, Abbotsford, British Columbia. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing group rentals/bookings at Cascade Community Church and providing administrative assistance for Cascade Community Church.

    Duties/Expectations of Facilities Coordinator & Administrative Assistant:


    • Provide primary administrative support to Corps Officers, including arranging of pastoral care in their absence
    • Handle telephone calls, screen when necessary, book appointments and receive visitors to Cascade Community Church (CCC)
    • Provide oversight and coordination of daily activities and troubleshoot all operational issues at Cascade Community Church by working with custodial and pastoral staff
    • Oversee all general clerical duties including correspondence, filing, photocopying, receipting, outgoing and incoming mail, respond to difficult enquiries on behalf of the Corps Officers when necessary
    • Prepare and deliver expense statements for approval and online filing
    • Ensure the completion of various errands such as post office, banking, deliveries and supply pick-up
    • Handle and ensure the protection of extremely confidential and sensitive employee/Corps Officers, client and/or program files/information
    • Prepare bank deposits and deposit on a timely basis; and ensure that all policies and procedures around money handling are adhered to
    • Management of office printers, office supplies and technical support as required and maintain church email accounts
    • Maintain petty cash and set up cash floats as needed for in-house functions; order of tithing envelopes, keep list up to date
    • Coordination of church volunteers, in connection with Corps Officers: ensures required forms are completed, volunteer training and appreciation, coordinating volunteers for certain events, facilitate communication between volunteers and staff, maintain an up-to-date volunteer data base
    • Secondary administrative support to Children’s Ministry, Youth &Young Adults directors
    • Take primary responsibility for the Cascade Community Church database of Member and Adherent Information
    • Develop and publish a church directory for internal use
    • Enter all stats for all areas of the ministries into SAMIS
    • Keep CCC in compliance with Privacy Laws as they relate to office functions
    • Update of the CCC family photo board, CCC family mailboxes and other notice boards throughout the building
    • Process camp applications and fees from the church
    • Give oversight to all church keys and security codes
    • Assist with Sunday worship schedule, ensuring all areas are filled
    • Prepare bulletin and inserts, printing, ensuring volunteers complete folding
    • Upload audio version of sermon and post to our website
    • Confirm bookings, updating and communicating price lists, meeting with clients, determining renters’ requirements, completion of rental agreements, contacting necessary personnel for a variety of functions
    • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of menu options offered by the catering company
    • Ensure that external bookings do not conflict with church ministry
    • Completion of function information sheets for all outside group and in-house functions and distributing copies to the necessary personnel
    • Advise and direct the decoration of facilities by rental groups
    • Prepare, forward and follow up of invoices for bookings
    • Provide the Officers with all records of monthly bookings and in-house functions
    • Organize office work projects to support the various ministries at Cascade Community Church
    • Demonstrate the highest levels of cooperative interpersonal skills and hospitality
    • Prepare coffee and tea for certain functions as needed or appoint a person to facilitate
    • Formulate, update and maintain inventory of all kitchen supplies
    • Supply copy and graphics etc. to the webmaster for use on the websites in conjunction and with approval from the officers or pastors
    • Attendance at office meetings
    • Design, proofread and edit information brochures, flyers, posters, registration forms, bulletin inserts, tickets, and signage for all departments of Cascade Community Church, and manage their in-house production.
    • Maintain the literature rack by replenishing and/or revising brochures as needed
    • When necessary, place and design newspaper advertising
    • Take digital photographs when needed for promotional material
    • Oversee volunteers in carrying out various projects – ensure volunteers working with children have required paperwork/documents/training completed
    • Maintain working inventory for items needed for regular church functions
    • Work with and train as needed individuals and volunteers in the church to know how to do basic kitchen duties
    • Oversight of Custodians schedule and custodial duties if head custodian is off sick and on-call custodian is not available
    • Other tasks as needed or requested by Corps Officers

    Organizational Responsibilities:

    ·         Adheres to standards consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army
    Supports the vision, values and mission of The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church and its committees and leadership teams

    ·         Participates fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training; serves on appropriate committees

    ·         Engages in meetings with supervisor when requested

    ·         Engages in formal evaluation sessions with supervisor at three to twelve months in the first year of employment and annually thereafter

    ·         Reads, follows and suggests improvements to The Salvation Army Abbotsford Policy and Procedures Manual

    ·         Represents the organization in a professional manner

    Qualifications:

    • A Criminal Record Check and The Salvation Army Internal Child Abuse Registry Clearance
    • The ability to work in an environment of confidentiality and change
    • Proven experience/ability in organizing events – weddings, funerals, etc.
    • Completion of mandatory online training programs as required by DHQ/THQ
    • Excellent interpersonal skills towards staff, clients, volunteers and the congregation
    • A desire to be creative, innovative, a self-starter and requires minimal supervision
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Computer skills and have experience working with Microsoft Office – including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, etc.
    • A Grade 12 Graduation Certificate
    • A valid BC License



    Experience working as administrative assistant at a church will be an asset.


    Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

    This position requires working on occasional Saturdays/Sundays.


    Please forward resume and a cover letter by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Deadline for Submission: April 30, 2018



    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


Contact Us

Cascade Community Church
35190 DeLair Road
Abbotsford, BC
Canada V3G 2E2
Phone: 604-556-7000
Fax: 604-556-7001
Email: church@sacascade.ca